Trauma Articles and Resources
Courtesy of the Center on Women, Violence and Trauma, following are free articles and resources to help survivors, service providers, and others to better understand the nature and impacts of trauma and the central role that trauma plays in violent victimization.
Please visit the Witness Justice Links page for additional resources on trauma and other relevant topics.
Co-occurring Disorders (trauma, substance abuse and mental health concerns)
See also Women, Trauma, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse
Creating Trauma Services for Women with Co-Occurring Disorders (August 2003)
Lessons from the SAMHSA Women with Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Disorders who have Histories of Violence Study by Dawn Jahn Moses, Nicholas Huntington, and Brandy D'Ambrosio, National Center on Family Homelessness (April 2004)
The Need for Integrated Counseling for Women with Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders and Trauma, SAMHSA News Release (December 1, 2004)
Nurturing Families Affected by Substance Abuse, Mental Illness and Trauma: A Parenting Curriculum for Women and Children (April 2002)
Promoting Economic Self-Sufficiency Among Women with Co- Occurring Disorders and Histories of Violence: PROTOTYPES Systems Change Center (May 2003)
Responding To The Needs Of Pregnant And Parenting Women With Substance Use Disorders In Philadelphia by the Women's Law Project
This article provides recommendations addressing gaps in Philadelphia services for pregnant and parenting women suffering from substance abuse disorders, with recognition of the interconnectedness of violence-induced trauma and behavioral problems.
Wisdom of Women: Peer Support for Women with Co-Occurring Disorders and Histories of Trauma (December 2001)
The Women, Co-Occurring Disorders and Violence Study (December 1, 2004)
PowerPoint and Study Fact Sheet
(See also Women, Trauma, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse)
The Women's Support & Empowerment Center: A Drop-In Center for Women Living With Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, and Trauma (November 2001)
Service Providers and Healing
Trauma and Healing